24 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

This month, NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program recognized or re-recognized 24 local and regional health agencies for...

Jan 22, 2018

  • Project Public Health Ready’s New Support Response Agency Criteria Now Includes...

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) kicked off the Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program in...

    Jan 16, 2018

  • FEMA Releases Updated National Incident Management System (NIMS)

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the refreshed National Incident Management System (NIMS) doctrine on October...

    Oct 17, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • Key Messages and Resources for Hurricane Preparedness and Response

    NACCHO is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response...

    Oct 04, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Administrative Preparedness

    Throughout National Preparedness Month, many local health departments will remind their communities about the importance of personal...

    Sep 19, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • New FDA Draft Guidance: Extended Expiration Dating for Doxycycline

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published new draft guidance, titled: “Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline...

    May 08, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

  • 24 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

    This month, NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program recognized or re-recognized 24 local and regional health agencies for their ability to plan for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. Nine agencies from Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Utah, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina earned PPHR recognition for the first time, and 15 agencies from […]

    Jan 22, 2018

    Project Public Health Ready’s New Support Response Agency Criteria Now Includes Regional Agency Models

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) kicked off the Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program in 2003. PPHR criteria aligns to three goals: 1) All-hazards Preparedness Planning; 2) Workforce Capacity Development; and 3) Demonstration of Readiness through Exercise or Real Event. The original criteria was designed to assess a primary response […]

    Jan 16, 2018

    FEMA Releases Updated National Incident Management System (NIMS)

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the refreshed National Incident Management System (NIMS) doctrine on October 17, 2017. NIMS provides a common, nationwide approach to enable the whole community to work together to manage all threats and hazards. NIMS applies to all incidents, regardless of cause, size, location, or complexity. The refreshed NIMS: Retains key […]

    Oct 17, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    Key Messages and Resources for Hurricane Preparedness and Response

    NACCHO is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), as well as state and local agencies in response to  Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. NACCHO is sharing the below resources from CDC to help promote greater sharing of information and tools to support local […]

    Oct 04, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Administrative Preparedness

    Throughout National Preparedness Month, many local health departments will remind their communities about the importance of personal and family preparedness. NACCHO encourages local health departments (LHDs) to also take the opportunity to assess their health departments’ internal preparedness for all-hazards threats, including administrative preparedness. Administrative preparedness is the...

    Sep 19, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    New FDA Draft Guidance: Extended Expiration Dating for Doxycycline

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published new draft guidance, titled: “Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline Tablets and Capsules in Strategic Stockpiles; Draft Guidance for Government Public Health and Emergency Response Stakeholders.” The draft guidance is also published in the Federal Register and electronic and written comments are currently being accepted until June 26,...

    May 08, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

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